Whether your winter entertaining leans more toward casual gabfests with friends or TV-themed gatherings to watch awards shows or the Super Bowl, a big batch of chili is a sure bet for satisfying guests. This hearty three-bean recipe, featuring mushrooms and seitan, is chunky and chewy, with just the right balance of heat and spice. Paired with homemade cornbread muffins, Key lime pie, and a big tossed salad, it’s a party meal that’s worthy of a trophy, an award, or a toast from fellow diners.
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Ultimate Vegan Chili
This chili is made with a base of seitan and mushrooms for a rich, thick dish that is, for lack of a better word, meaty! If you like your chili three-alarm hot, add an extra chipotle chile or two.more
Maple Cornbread Muffins
A slightly sweet cornbread helps tame the heat of spicy dishes such as chili.more
Key Lime Pie
The secret to this pie is cream of coconut, most commonly used by bartenders to make piña coladas. Don’t confuse it with coconut milk, which is unsweetened and thinner. Chill well before serving.more